Period
to 26 February 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £44,345 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 6,276 13,401 18,186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.40% 11.78% 12.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.02% 12.35% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,969 11,164 15,266
Median annual salary £44,345 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,663 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,875
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 62,647 108,514 134,936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 95.43% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51,004 88,718 110,569
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 26 February 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 2,571 £55,000 +10.00% 240
South East -3 1,101 £41,250 -1.79% 152
North of England -9 1,026 £38,500 +6.21% 154
Midlands -3 800 £38,000 +8.57% 100
North West -5 539 £38,000 +8.26% 91
West Midlands -6 499 £37,500 +2.74% 63
Yorkshire -9 435 £40,000 +6.67% 56
South West -15 415 £33,500 -4.29% 55
East Midlands +1 298 £38,000 +13.43% 35
East of England -6 276 £35,000 -12.50% 65
North East -33 52 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 1,709 (27.23%) SQL
2 1,609 (25.64%) Finance
3 1,336 (21.29%) Microsoft
4 1,303 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1,049 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
6 966 (15.39%) Windows
7 855 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
8 796 (12.68%) Business Analysis
9 789 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
10 748 (11.92%) Microsoft 365
11 680 (10.83%) Azure
12 643 (10.25%) ITIL
13 641 (10.21%) Active Directory
14 632 (10.07%) SQL Server
15 615 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
16 605 (9.64%) Power Platform
17 600 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 586 (9.34%) Analytics
19 583 (9.29%) Power BI
20 556 (8.86%) Degree
21 479 (7.63%) Requirements Gathering
22 451 (7.19%) Data Analysis
23 450 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
23 450 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
24 436 (6.95%) Python
25 387 (6.17%) Information Security
26 377 (6.01%) User Stories
27 374 (5.96%) QA
28 373 (5.94%) Test Automation
29 372 (5.93%) Management Information System

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 303 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 142 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 119 (1.90%) Confluence
4 50 (0.80%) CMS
5 44 (0.70%) SAS
6 33 (0.53%) IIS
7 31 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (0.43%) Apache
9 11 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (0.18%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.11%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.096%) JBoss
13 6 (0.096%) OpenEdge
13 6 (0.096%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 615 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 450 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
3 147 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 145 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 23 (0.37%) Revit
8 19 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.096%) Gephi
10 3 (0.048%) InVision
10 3 (0.048%) Sketch
10 3 (0.048%) SPSS
11 2 (0.032%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.032%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.016%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.016%) Figma
12 1 (0.016%) Simulink
12 1 (0.016%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 94 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 36 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 30 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (0.48%) SAP SD
6 27 (0.43%) Markit EDM
7 23 (0.37%) Elite 3E
7 23 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 22 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
8 22 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
9 21 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
10 19 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
11 16 (0.25%) SAP Business One
12 15 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
13 14 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
14 13 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 12 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 748 (11.92%) Microsoft 365
2 680 (10.83%) Azure
3 605 (9.64%) Power Platform
4 232 (3.70%) AWS
5 222 (3.54%) SaaS
6 117 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
7 81 (1.29%) Google Analytics
8 61 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 58 (0.92%) GCP
10 43 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (0.65%) PowerApps
12 36 (0.57%) PaaS
13 32 (0.51%) Power Automate
14 31 (0.49%) IaaS
15 30 (0.48%) OneDrive
16 25 (0.40%) G Suite
17 23 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 20 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
19 18 (0.29%) BPaaS
19 18 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 311 (4.96%) Firewall
2 164 (2.61%) DNS
3 137 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 118 (1.88%) VPN
5 115 (1.83%) WAN
6 111 (1.77%) DHCP
7 108 (1.72%) LAN
8 91 (1.45%) Skype
9 87 (1.39%) VoIP
10 82 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 60 (0.96%) Network Security
12 57 (0.91%) Unified Communications
13 50 (0.80%) SAN
14 48 (0.76%) Wireless
15 47 (0.75%) Intranet
16 44 (0.70%) Internet
17 42 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
18 40 (0.64%) HTTP
19 39 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
20 36 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 583 (9.29%) Power BI
3 343 (5.47%) Tableau
4 304 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 301 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
6 245 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 114 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 104 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 81 (1.29%) Big Data
10 67 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 65 (1.04%) Data Lake
12 63 (1.00%) MySQL
13 60 (0.96%) Looker
14 55 (0.88%) QlikView
15 53 (0.84%) Data Mining
16 42 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
17 32 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
18 31 (0.49%) BigQuery
18 31 (0.49%) Oracle Database
19 29 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 317 (5.05%) JIRA
2 221 (3.52%) Selenium
3 88 (1.40%) Cucumber
4 86 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 82 (1.31%) Postman
6 54 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 40 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 36 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (0.53%) SpecFlow
9 33 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 31 (0.49%) JMeter
11 29 (0.46%) Visual Studio
12 28 (0.45%) Appium
13 19 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 17 (0.27%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.25%) Cypress.io
17 15 (0.24%) Jenkins
18 14 (0.22%) TestRail
19 13 (0.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,609 (25.64%) Finance
2 250 (3.98%) Banking
3 233 (3.71%) Marketing
4 217 (3.46%) Law
5 216 (3.44%) Retail
6 199 (3.17%) Legal
7 166 (2.64%) Front Office
8 164 (2.61%) Manufacturing
9 151 (2.41%) Public Sector
10 121 (1.93%) Back Office
11 120 (1.91%) Telecoms
12 77 (1.23%) Advertising
12 77 (1.23%) Multimedia
13 66 (1.05%) Games
14 58 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 56 (0.89%) Digital Economy
16 41 (0.65%) Electronics
17 36 (0.57%) Automotive
17 36 (0.57%) Investment Banking
18 32 (0.51%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (3.63%) .NET
2 130 (2.07%) HTML
3 119 (1.90%) Web Services
4 92 (1.47%) XML
5 79 (1.26%) CSS
6 72 (1.15%) Gherkin
7 59 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
8 54 (0.86%) JSON
9 50 (0.80%) RESTful
10 46 (0.73%) REST
11 43 (0.69%) ASP.NET
12 40 (0.64%) SOAP
13 35 (0.56%) Middleware
14 33 (0.53%) jQuery
15 25 (0.40%) EDI
16 24 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 23 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (0.29%) Kafka
18 18 (0.29%) LDAP
19 15 (0.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1,049 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 372 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 167 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
4 153 (2.44%) User Experience
5 100 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 87 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 85 (1.35%) Derivative
8 84 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 83 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
9 83 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 79 (1.26%) Equities
11 70 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
12 68 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 62 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
13 62 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
14 61 (0.97%) Driving Licence
15 48 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 46 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (0.72%) Reference Data
18 40 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 966 (15.39%) Windows
2 329 (5.24%) Windows Server
3 320 (5.10%) Windows 10
4 221 (3.52%) Linux
5 119 (1.90%) Windows 7
6 103 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (1.56%) Unix
8 79 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
10 64 (1.02%) Android
11 45 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 39 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
13 37 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.19%) Solaris
18 12 (0.19%) Ubuntu
19 11 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,303 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
2 855 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
3 796 (12.68%) Business Analysis
4 789 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
5 643 (10.25%) ITIL
6 600 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 586 (9.34%) Analytics
8 479 (7.63%) Requirements Gathering
9 451 (7.19%) Data Analysis
10 450 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
11 387 (6.17%) Information Security
12 377 (6.01%) User Stories
13 373 (5.94%) Test Automation
14 369 (5.88%) Project Management
15 341 (5.43%) Visualisation
16 300 (4.78%) Scrum
17 294 (4.68%) SDLC
18 293 (4.67%) ERP
19 290 (4.62%) ETL
20 274 (4.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,709 (27.23%) SQL
2 436 (6.95%) Python
3 259 (4.13%) C#
4 219 (3.49%) Java
5 173 (2.76%) PowerShell
6 168 (2.68%) T-SQL
7 120 (1.91%) JavaScript
8 97 (1.55%) R
9 88 (1.40%) VBA
10 83 (1.32%) C
11 64 (1.02%) VB
12 53 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 46 (0.73%) TypeScript
14 39 (0.62%) C++
14 39 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 35 (0.56%) PHP
16 32 (0.51%) Perl
17 29 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 26 (0.41%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 556 (8.86%) Degree
2 232 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 159 (2.53%) CISSP
4 125 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 125 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 102 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 95 (1.51%) CISM
7 91 (1.45%) A+ Certification
8 87 (1.39%) ISEB
9 86 (1.37%) MCSE
10 84 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 80 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
12 66 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 53 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
14 51 (0.81%) CCNA
14 51 (0.81%) CEH
15 48 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
16 46 (0.73%) CISA
17 39 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
18 33 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (5.96%) QA
2 257 (4.09%) SLA
3 219 (3.49%) GDPR
4 217 (3.46%) Data Quality
5 196 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 110 (1.75%) NIST
7 93 (1.48%) PMO
8 56 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
9 40 (0.64%) COBIT
10 39 (0.62%) PCI DSS
11 33 (0.53%) MiFID
12 24 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 18 (0.29%) ITGC
13 18 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 17 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 17 (0.27%) EMIR
14 17 (0.27%) HIPAA
14 17 (0.27%) NIST 800
15 15 (0.24%) Solvency II
16 11 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 641 (10.21%) Active Directory
2 152 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 48 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 43 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (0.54%) XenApp
7 30 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (0.35%) Docker
8 22 (0.35%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.27%) Firmware
9 17 (0.27%) vSphere
10 16 (0.25%) BitLocker
11 8 (0.13%) Shibboleth
12 7 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.11%) NFS
12 7 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.096%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.064%) Snort
15 3 (0.048%) Squid
Systems Management
1 176 (2.80%) SCCM
2 47 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (0.45%) Nessus
4 25 (0.40%) Terraform
5 24 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
6 17 (0.27%) Kubernetes
7 16 (0.25%) Grafana
8 15 (0.24%) Puppet
9 14 (0.22%) Packer
9 14 (0.22%) QRadar
10 12 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 12 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.19%) WSUS
11 11 (0.18%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.13%) CSIRT
13 8 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 8 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
13 8 (0.13%) vMotion
14 7 (0.11%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 1,336 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 279 (4.45%) SAP
2 279 (4.45%) VMware
3 266 (4.24%) Oracle
4 223 (3.55%) Cisco
5 172 (2.74%) Google
6 166 (2.64%) Citrix
7 109 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 90 (1.43%) ServiceNow
9 68 (1.08%) Bloomberg
10 57 (0.91%) Splunk
11 56 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 53 (0.84%) Informatica
13 52 (0.83%) IBM
14 48 (0.76%) Apple
15 44 (0.70%) Adobe
16 43 (0.69%) Sophos
17 41 (0.65%) SolarWinds
18 39 (0.62%) HP
18 39 (0.62%) LogRhythm